Happening in Chicago now — June 1, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — June 1, 2018

Every weekday morning, catch up on the latest in Chicago news, sports and entertainment with “Happening in Chicago now.” Check out yesterday’s news here.

June 1, 2018


-BETRAYED: Chicago schools fail to protect students from sexual abuse and assault, leaving lasting damage [Chicago Tribune]

-Chicago cop’s girlfriend: He taunted me to shoot myself with his gun, so I did [Chicago Sun-Times]

-Girls, 11 and 13, Sexually Abused in Lincoln Park Home Invasions [NBC Chicago]


-Winning State of Mind – Cubs 5, Mets 1 [Cubs Den]

-Danny Farquhar describes his life-threatening brain hemorrhage: ‘I had a few doctors call me a miracle’ [Chicago Tribune]

-‘The main guy’: What will Jordan Howard become in the Bears’ new offense? [Chicago Sun-Times]


-Time-lapse video of Maximo at the Field Museum:

-16 new brunches to brighten your Chicago summer [RedEye]

On this day

-Century of Progress world’s fair opens in Chicago (June 1, 1933)

Yesterday on ChicagoNow

-Is Samantha Bee’s vulgarity equivalent to Roseanne Barr’s racism? [The Barbershop: Dennis Byrne, Proprietor]

-Ruth Johnson and Graceland Cemetery [The Ragged Stranger]

-What are three pieces of advice you would give to your 16 year old self? [ChicagoNow]

Lead image via Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune

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